Dr. Nicholas H. Dodman is one of the world’s most noted and celebrated veterinary behaviorists. Dr. Dodman attended Glasgow University Veterinary School in Scotland where he received a BVMS (DVM equivalent). He subsequently became a surgical intern at the Glasgow Veterinary School before joining the faculty. He received a Diploma in Veterinary Anesthesia from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons in 1975.
In 1981 Dr. Dodman immigrated to the United States where he became a faculty member of Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine. He was board certified in veterinary anesthesia and analgesia in 1982. Around that time, Dr. Dodman became interested in behavioral pharmacology and the field of animal behavior.
Dr. Dodman has written more than 100 scientific articles, and made numerous contributions to scientific books and journals.
He appears regularly on radio and television including: 20/20, Oprah, The Today Show, Good Morning America, Dateline, World News with Peter Jennings, Discovery Channel, NOVA, Animal Planet, the BBC and CBC, CNN’s Headline News, Inside Edition, MSNBC, NOVA, NPR’s “Fresh Air” and A&E. He is an ad hoc guest on WBUR’s “Radio Boston.”